lukewarm leadership

Hot Leader, Hot Team

The CEO of a software firm was tasked with a major change initiative after a large and lengthy acquisition. The board of directors wanted...
dry erase boards

The Modern Office Space

While dry erase boards have long been a staple in just about every boardroom, classroom, and meeting room, manufacturers typically have been forced to...
Pushback

Why Do We Constantly Get Pushback to Change?

It never fails. You go to roll out a new program or process and then you start to hear the grumblings about why it...
financial executive

The Compliant Client System

Financial executives are valued for their attention to detail. They are relied upon to prepare accurate financial statements and to help strategize financial decisions...
industry predictions

What’s Ahead in 2018?

Factories in flat-packs and homes built in factories—modular construction will build new momentum in 2018. However, the industry is battling with significant skills shortages...
American National Standards Institute

How New ANSI Standards Impact Future Training Protocols

Changes have been made to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) for aerial work platforms in the areas...
infrastructure plan

Three Tips for Contractors in Light of the $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

There is no doubt that the recent actions of President Donald Trump have been made with his signature phrase in mind: Make America Great...
leadership

Leave a Leadership Legacy

In the Gallup book, Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow, Tom Rath writes, “The most extraordinary leaders do not see...
jobsite lighting

Jobsite Lighting: Asset or Consumable?

Many contractors consider jobsite lighting temporary and disposable, essentially a consumable. It is charged fully to the client for a single job and then...
retain staff

Challenges of Retaining Your Best Employees

There are plenty of tips, tools, and ideas that can help you retain your best staff. With unemployment finally on the decline, it is...